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Mr. Wok in Plano is Sadly Permanently Closed

A tragic fire struck Plano’s Mr. Wok back in 2019 and the restaurant closed with a quick promise to re-open.

You may remember Mr. Wok as the place in the Dallas area to order the best Peking Duck. Also, the restaurant served an admirabl;e Beggar’s Chicken. Both dishes were iconic and had patrons ordering the dishes days in advance to ensure their portion. The duck was simply that good. Check out our write-up here.

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The Best Peking Duck in Dallas

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Peking Duck is one of life’s greatest dining pleasures. Made properly the duck is a long process where short cuts will create more of a disaster than a delectable dish. Mr Wok in Plano understands a good Peking Duck and requires a reservation to order one.

The duck arrives golden, crispy and juicy. The fat has been rendered leaving moistened meat that is carved table-side. The meat is removed from the carcass, the skin removed from the meat. The presentation is quite breathtaking.  Continue reading

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Dish of the Day: Shinsei Peking Duck

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Every Thursday Shinsei offers this beautifully plated Peking Duck which is available on a limited basis. Think crispy skin, juicy duck meat and a sweet chili hoisin sauce masterfully prepared by chef TJ Lengnick. To reserve yours, and you must reserve, call 214-352-0005.

Shinsei will also be hosting a pretty incredible Duckhorn Wine dinner Tuesday, January 26 starting at 6:30pm. Check out the bad ass menu:   Continue reading

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